Cocktail Party Supplies Cranston RI
235 Meeting Street
1669 Cranston St
Knightsville Pub - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Knightsville Pub, looking nice will help. The crowd is attractive and the bartenders even more so. If you're looking for a nice spot to hang with friends and meet new (attractive) people, Knightsville Pub will do the trick.
Eddie's Irish Haven
1139 Pontiac Ave
Eddie's Irish Haven - Plush seating and good music gives Eddie's Irish Haven a good name. The place usually gets filled up by midnight so come early if you want to designate an area for you and your friends.
1500 Oaklawn Ave
Mardi Gras - So it's midnight. You're still feeling it. You're still buzzed. Why go home? You don't have to. Mardi Gras, located at [Address], is open well after normal closing-time, so you can keep the vibe going until it's scandalously past your bedtime.
AMF Bowling Ctr
1450 Elmwood Ave
Amf Bowling Ctr - Known for its simple décor and good drinks, Amf Bowling Ctr is located at [Address]. Just make sure you dress up a little, as it's not quite the frat bar you're used to from college.
190 Angell Ave
Kilkenny's Tap - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Kilkenny's Tap is the place you'd likely go to to watch that big game but you'll probably have so much fun, you'll stick around longer.
Blue Moon Pub
42 Phenix Ave
Blue Moon Pub - If you're trying to impress your date, Blue Moon Pub is the place to do it. The drinks are strong, the atmosphere laid back and welcoming. Grab a seat and check out the many specials Blue Moon Pub offers.
641 Atwood Ave
641 Club - If you're looking to kick back, 641 Club, located at [Address], is a safe bet. It's not the kind of place that's going to break your wallet, so that's more you have left over for happy hour.
1616 Elmwood Ave
Riveria Pub - Want to throw a huge party with 300 of your closest friends? Riveria Pub is probably not the place to do it. But if you're interested in grabbing a quick drink and possibly some bar food, Riveria Pub is more than able to oblige.
Providence FOP Club
40 Sheridan St
Providence Fop Club - Twenty dollar cover? Nope. Celebrities? None. Providence Fop Club is nowhere near the pages of Us Weekly or TMZ, but hey, beer is beer, whiskey is whiskey. A friendly neighborhood bar where you can pretty much wear whatever the hell you want. (But leave the cargo-shorts at home.)
Technique, Technique, Technique
Technique, Technique, Technique
By Russ Cobbe
In real estate the mantra is location, location, location but in mixing cocktails its technique, technique, technique. Most home bartenders tend to just throw the ingredients together and serve the drink and in a lot of commercial establishments they do the same thing. The way a drink is prepared can make a big difference in how it tastes and in the atmosphere created.
Chilling a Glass
Always chill glasses before filling them. There are a couple of ways to accomplish this. First is to simply put them in the fridge or a freezer a couple of hours ahead of time. If you forget however you can fill the glass with shaved or crushed ice for a few minutes. Make sure to empty the ice before preparing the drink.
Frosting a Glass
For "frosted" drinks you can put the glass in the freezer ahead of time or bury it in shaved ice until it has a white, frosted and ice-cold look and feel. For "sugar-frosted" glasses, wet the rim of the glass that is already chilled with lemon or lime juice and then dip into powdered sugar or coarse salt depending on the recipe.
Creating a layered drink, also known as a pousse caf�, is not difficult once you know how. The main concept is the heavier ingredients go in first and the lighter ones on top so the ingredients don't mix. Take an inverted spoon and slowly pour the ingredient onto the back of the spoon. This spreads it out and reduces the churn that happens with a straight pour. This can also be done by pouring the ingredient down a glass rod.
To make a flaming drink you have to have a spirit that has a high alcohol content. Brandy is normally used. Prewarm the glass being used. Pour some liquor into the prewarmed glass and heat a smaller amount over a flame or in a saucepan on a stove. Light it with a match and then pour it into the glass being used very carefully. This will cause the rest of the alcohol to ignite. Be careful, flames can jump up qu...
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